Date of Birth : May 11th 1952
Before she reached the age of fifteen, Fisher moved nine times because of her father’s job. Upon completing high school in Orange, Texas, Fisher worked as a secretary until she moved to Virginia to perform at the Barter Theatre.
Fisher is a U.S. citizen. She has a daughter, Francesca Ruth Fisher-Eastwood, with actor Clint Eastwood. Fisher serves on the national board of directors of Screen Actors Guild.
Fisher first made a name for herself playing Deborah Saxon on the soap opera The Edge of Night from 1976 to 1981; Fisher later was in the cast of Guiding Light as Suzette Saxon. She then spent the next 10 years working on stage in New York and in regional theatres all over the East Coast. Fisher was cast as Lucille Ball in the television movie Lucy & Desi: Before the Laughter, which aired to strong ratings and good reviews in 1991.
Fisher worked on four films in 2006, including Pete Berg’s The Kingdom, and Paul Haggis’ In the Valley of Elah, in addition to a pilot for NBC/USA entitled To Love and Die in L.A.Ruth (Fisher) speaks with her daughter (Kate Winslet), in Titanic.